The Largest and Most Impactful Gathering of Future Medical Leaders

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The Congress of Future Medical Leaders is a gathering of 4,000 honors high school students being mentored by luminaries in a wide variety of medical and scientific fields. Speakers include Nobel laureates, medical school deans, and leaders in breakthrough scientific research and cutting-edge technology.

BOSTON, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists announced

today the confirmed speakers for the 2018 Congress of Future Medical Leaders taking place June 25-27 outside Boston, Massachusetts.

At the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, students will be mentored by luminaries in a wide variety of medical and scientific fields such as surgery, CRISPR, and biomedical science. Speakers include Nobel laureates, medical school deans, and leaders in breakthrough scientific research and cutting-edge technology.

Academy Grand Masters include:

  • Mario Capecchi, Ph.D., Winner, 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Winner, 2003 Wolf Prize in Medicine; Winner, 2001 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research; Recipient, 2001 National Medal of Science
  • Michael S. Brown, M.D., Winner, 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Recipient, 1988 National Medal of Science
  • George M. Church, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School Professor of Genetics and Author of Regenesis
  • Paul B. Rothman, M.D., Dean, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Don W. Cleveland, Ph.D., Winner, 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences and Professor, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
  • Stephen Ray Mitchell, M.D., Dean for Medical Education at Georgetown University
  • Bohdan Pomahac, M.D., Harvard Medical School Professor; Director, Plastic Surgery Transplantation Program
  • Rick Sacra, M.D., Humanitarian Physician and Ebola Survivor
  • Zack Shinar, M.D., Emergency Room Physician, forged new frontiers in resuscitation
  • Ara Suppiah, M.D., Functional Sports Medicine Expert
  • Rafael Grossmann, M.D., General, Trauma, Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeon using AR/VR technology
  • Brendon Burchard, The World's Leading High-Performance Coach
  • Sean Stephenson, Motivational Speaker on How to Play a Bigger Game
  • Carmen Tarleton, Recipient of a Full Face Transplant
  • Larry Hester, Recipient of Bionic Eye Implant
  • Emily Gavigan, Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Survivor
  • Jim Kwik, World expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, and optimal brain performance
  • Jeff Spencer, Specialist in getting high-achievers to the top of their game and making sure they stay there

The Academy Grand Master mentors will be joined by Young Geniuses who include:

  • Jack Andraka, Grand Prize Winner, 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
  • Shree Bose, Grand Prize Winner, 2011 Google Science Fair
  • Janelle Tam, Winner, 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada
  • Olivia Hallisey, Grand Prize Winner, 2015 Google Science Fair
  • Deepika Kurup, Grand Prize Winner, 2012 Discovery Education 3M Top Young Scientist Challenge; CEO, Catalyst for World Water

WHAT: Congress of Future Medical Leaders WHO: The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists WHEN: June 25, 26, 27, 2018 WHERE: Tsongas Center, 300 Arcand Dr, Lowell, MA 01852

The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists was founded on the belief that we must identify prospective medical talent at the earliest possible age and help these students acquire the necessary experience and skills to take them to the doorstep of this vital career. Visit http://www.futuredocs.com/confirmed-speakers to learn more or contact 202-599-8442, ext. 706.

 

SOURCE The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists



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